A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 251 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (156 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 151.88 km (94 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:08:30 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 129.7634 East, latitude -6.2881 South, depth = 151.88 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 00:08:30 / May 26, 2017 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008x3i. Event ids that are associated: us10008x3i.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 251 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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